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2006-03-08 14:07:22

By Mark Ledsom BERN, Switzerland (Reuters) - Walter Mayer, the banned coach whose presence at the Turin Winter Olympics sparked doping raids on the Austrian biathlon and cross-country teams, is continuing to fight plans to prosecute him in Italy.

2006-03-01 09:50:00

By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent OSLO (Reuters) - Future Winter Olympic organizers should follow Turin's example and stage as many events as possible in cities to help protect the environment in mountain areas, a U.N. agency said on Wednesday. The U.N.

2006-03-01 09:51:47

By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent OSLO (Reuters) - Future Winter Olympic organizers should follow Turin's example and stage as many events as possible in cities to help protect the environment in mountain areas, a U.N. agency said on Wednesday. The U.N.

2006-02-27 06:03:04

By Simon Evans TURIN (Reuters) - The medals have all been won and the flame has been put out but on Monday Turin was dealing with the final challenge of the Winter Olympics -- getting thousands of people out of the city and on their way home.

2006-02-27 04:49:50

By Nick Mulvenney BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese officials have just 170 days to digest what they learned at the Turin Winter Games before the arrival of athletes for the first test event for the 2008 Beijing Summer Games.

2006-02-27 02:49:58

By Rachel Sanderson TURIN (Reuters) - The best indication of Italy's reaction to the Turin Winter Olympics came by way of Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.

2006-02-27 00:55:07

By Jane Barrett TURIN (Reuters) - Before the Winter Olympics, most of Turin griped about the Games -- the traffic chaos while a new subway was built, the dust from building sites, the sense that those millions would be better spent on them than on sport.

2006-02-26 21:35:34

By Alan Baldwin TURIN (Reuters) - Hermann Maier was billed as Austria's headline maker at the Turin Olympics. Nobody bargained for Walter Mayer.

2006-02-26 15:34:40

TURIN (Reuters) - International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge closed the 20th Winter Olympics in Turin on Sunday at a ceremony celebrating the Italian tradition of carnival.

2006-02-26 14:34:12

By Steve Keating TURIN (Reuters) - While Sweden celebrated a gold medal win over Nordic neighbors Finland in Olympic men's ice hockey it is unlikely Detroit Red Wings supporters were as excited.


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